2018 Coldwater Wrestling
2018 Coldwater Wrestling Wins Invitational Title – photo courtesy Coldwater Athletic Trainer

(1-12-18) Mother nature tried to stop today’s  Coldwater Cavalier Invitational with ice and snow and hazardous road conditions, but that didn’t happen.  Meanwhile the rest of teams tried to stop Coldwater, but that didn’t happen. The Cavaliers went 5-0 on the day to win their own invitational, edging out Jay County (4-1) 39-26 during their head-to-head match as the Patriots would finish as the runner-ups.

Another bonus for the Cavs today, two wrestlers, Brian Chmielewski and Seth Obringer, both picked up their 100th career win. That Cavs can now boast of three wrestlers with a 100 career wins, earlier this season Thomas Schwieterman picked up his century mark win.

The only drawback of the day was when several teams who were suppose to compete did not make the trip to Mercer County because of the bad weather. That is when it was decided to put together a ‘Select’ team, composed of wrestlers from all of the five remaining schools, to fill-out the field and allow each team to have five matches on the day. The select team went 0-5 on the day.

Coldwater Cavalier Invitational


5-0 Coldwater
4-1 Jay County (Ind)
3-2 Celina
2-3 Van Wert
1-4 Delphos Jefferson

-Coldwater’s Brian Chmielewski and Seth Obringer pick  up 100th win



Wrestlers who went 5-0 on the day.

  • Coldwater (6): Nick Kline, Brian Chmielewski (100), Kobe Boggs, Reece Thomas, Seth Obringer(100), Thomas Schwieterman
  • Celina (1): Tim Ferrel
  • Jay County (4): Zakk Atkins, Mason Winner, Gaven Hare, Ian Liette
  • Van Wert (2): Gabe Steyer Isaiah Bretz

noteSelect team is wrestlers from the five competing teams, weather forced several schools not to attend

Round 1:

  • Coldwater 71 Delphos Jefferson 2
  • Jay County 69 Van Wert 11
  • Celina 76 Select 6

Round 2:

  • Coldwater 47 Celina 24
  • Van Wert 63 Delphos Jefferson 12
  • Jay County 81 Select 0

Round 3:

  • Coldwater 72 Select 12
  • Jay County 77 Delphos Jefferson 0
  • Celina 49 Van Wert 28

Round 4:

  • Coldwater 39 Jay County 26
  • Celina 54 Delphos Jefferson 24
  • Van Wert 59 Select 12

Round 5:

  • Coldwater 43 VanWert 35
  • Jay County 63 Celina 15
  • Delphos Jefferson vs Select